Share Paper: Learning Their Way: Mobile Devices in Education

  1. Jimmy Barnes, Jacksonville State University, United States
  2. Donna Herring, Jacksonville State University, United States
Wednesday, March 9 6:30 PM-8:00 PM Hermitage C

Abstract: Today’s educators must deal with a tremendous gap between how students live and how they learn. Even though new technologies that have direct applications in the educational setting are being developed at an ever increasing rate, most schools continue to fall critically behind in utilization of these emerging technologies. Mobile handheld technology has the power to transition occasional, supplemental use of computers for instruction to more frequent, integral use of technology across a multitude of educational settings. Cloud computing using Web 2.0 tools can promote communication, creation, and collaboration for untethered learning. New APPS are continually being developed for devices ...